Geographic And Cultural Characteristics Part 1

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Geographic And Cultural Characteristics Part 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which continent is labeled with a star? 
      • A. 

        Asia

      • B. 

        Africa

      • C. 

        Europe

      • D. 

        Australia

    1. 2. 
      The American Civil War changed the culture and society of the Southern United States in many ways. One of the most important changes after the war was that
      • A. 

        Laws were passed for better treatment of African Americans.

      • B. 

        The economy was improved

      • C. 

        New land was added to the United States.

      • D. 

        A new type of government was created.

    2. 3. 
      What is one economic reason corn and soybeans are important crops in the Great Plains region of the United States?
      • A. 

        Corn and soybeans feed most of the region’s population.

      • B. 

        Corn and soybeans bring a large number of immigrants to the region.

      • C. 

        Corn and soybeans are a main source of income in the region.

      • D. 

        Corn and soybeans are used for fuel by many of the region’s factories.

    3. 4. 
      In which region of the United States has the population grown fastest in the past few decades, partly because of its dry, warm weather most of the year?
      • A. 

        The Midwest

      • B. 

        The Northeast

      • C. 

        The Southeast

      • D. 

        The Southwest

    4. 5. 
      The United States touches each ocean except the
      • A. 

        Arctic Ocean.

      • B. 

        Atlantic Ocean.

      • C. 

        Indian Ocean.

      • D. 

        Pacific Ocean.

    5. 6. 
      Which language has historically been spoken more in Louisiana than in any other part of the United States? 
        • A. 

          French

        • B. 

          Russian

        • C. 

          Spanish

        • D. 

          German

      1. 7. 
        Offshore drilling for oil is important to the economy of Louisiana because it 
          • A. 

            Draws many tourists to the area.

          • B. 

            Provides jobs for the state.

          • C. 

            Increases road construction.

          • D. 

            Keeps taxes very low.

        1. 8. 
           Which continent does the equator pass through? 
            • A. 

              Antarctica

            • B. 

              Europe

            • C. 

              Africa

            • D. 

              Australia

          1. 9. 
             Most of the land in the states of Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada is used for 
              • A. 

                A.raising cattle for meat.

              • B. 

                B.growing crops for food.

              • C. 

                C.growing trees for paper.

              • D. 

                D.making goods for export.

            1. 10. 
               On which body of water does Europe have a coastline?
              • A. 

                Gulf of Mexico

              • B. 

                Atlantic Ocean

              • C. 

                Indian Ocean

              • D. 

                Pacific Ocean

            2. 11. 
              Use the map to answer the question.    Which kind of natural disaster most often hits the Gulf Coast of the United States?
              • A. 

                Tornadoes

              • B. 

                Hurricanes

              • C. 

                Forest fires

              • D. 

                Earthquakes